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Archives - November 2017

November 30, 2017

About SSSP Awards/Fellowship/Scholarship

The SSSP and its sponsors are proud to recognize outstanding scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students who demonstrate active pursuit in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems.  To learn more about SSSP’s awards, fellowship, and scholarship, including nomination information, visit:  To view past Awards/Fellowship/Scholarship Winners, click

11/30/2017, 08:15 AM


November 28, 2017

Social Problems’ Social Media Presence

Come join the conversation.  Social Problems, the official journal of the SSSP, has established a social media presence.  View the most recently-published articles as well as additional content like editorial commentary, vodcast interviews with authors, practical advice for professional development, funding opportunities, and general disciplinary announcements.  Come “like,” “follow,” or “favorite” us at your preferred venues by clicking the icons below:





11/28/2017, 11:21 AM


November 21, 2017

SSSP Listserv

The purpose of the SSSP listserv is to facilitate discussion among current SSSP members and to serve as a place where members can seek professional advice related to the mission of SSSP; share related materials, including book reviews and events in the news; make related announcements, including events, job openings, activities, books, and call for papers; and offer other related intellectual food for thought.  The listserv is an optional benefit for SSSP members.  To join the listserv, visit:  You must be logged in to access the listserv request form.  If you are not a current member, visit:, to join or renew your membership!

11/21/2017, 11:20 AM


November 16, 2017

General Election Ballot

The 2018 General Election Ballot Preview is now available for viewing!  Candidates for the 2018 General Election have prepared online resume forms featuring publications and candidate statements to acquaint the membership with their qualifications for the positions.  Click here to view the 2018 General Election Ballot Preview.

11/16/2017, 08:44 AM


November 14, 2017

In Pursuit of Social Justice

SSSP is engaged in multiple avenues of social justice research and action including publication of resolutions and letters. In addition, the Thomas C. Hood Social Action Award recognizes social justice work of grassroots organizations in marginalized communities in the city/local area hosting the annual meeting (Philadelphia in 2018). To learn more visit:

11/14/2017, 10:48 AM


November 09, 2017

SSSP Departmental Membership Opportunity

We encourage your department to become a Departmental Member of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.  Departments who choose to do this receive the journal Social Problems and share one vote in business matters of the Society.  We hope your department will consider becoming a SSSP Departmental Member for $85 today.  To join, click here:

11/09/2017, 10:20 AM


November 07, 2017

Social Problems is Available Online for all SSSP Members

Social Problems brings to the fore influential sociological findings and theories that have the ability to help us both better understand--and better deal with--our complex social environment.  SSSP is pleased to announce that Social Problems is available online to all SSSP members.  To gain access, visit

11/07/2017, 10:29 AM


November 02, 2017

SSSP Members News

SSSP provides space for members to share news of recently published books, articles and papers, award nominations and receptions, and other items of interest.  If you are a SSSP member and would like to post an item of interest, please send an email to and include any relevant links to publishers, media outlets, and organizations that you wish to share.

11/02/2017, 10:07 AM